Posts Tagged ‘Village Volunteers’

The Winners of the 5th Avenue Mile Runaway Bridesmaids

The first-ever Runaway Bridesmaids race happened this Saturday at The 5th Avenue Mile in New York City. The men and women who dressed up and showed up made the race so much fun–and such a success. And they all looked beautiful doing it! 

How our Runaway Bridesmaids Racers made a difference:...
September 24th, 2012 | Runaway Bridesmaids | Read More

Runaway Bridesmaids FAQs

If you’re really bored or just procrastinating at work, please read every single question. If you have a burning question that is not answered here—and if it pertains to Runaway Bridesmaids, The Lost Girls, happy hours, or improving your running time—please email holly at [email protected]...
July 8th, 2012 | Runaway Bridesmaids | Read More

Host a Runaway Bridesmaids Happy Hour

Even if you can’t make it to the race in New York, you can still join our team and collect pledges via Crowdrise.com to be eligible for the grand prize trip to Machu Picchu in Peru! The Lost Girls will give you the tools you need to plan your own Runaway Bridesmaids fundraising happy hour in your...
June 23rd, 2012 | Parties, Festivals & Events, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

The Lost Girls Races: Mission Accomplished

The Lost Girls Races: Mission Accomplished
By Holly C. Corbett, LG Executive Editor Running has always been a solitary activity for me: A time to let my mind wander while moving my body. But running became a team effort when the first-ever Lost Girls Races happened last month with the Seneca 7. Seven off us handed off (well, slapped on) the bracelet...
May 31st, 2011 | Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Training for The Lost Girls Races: Running the Seneca 7

Training for The Lost Girls Races: Running the Seneca 7
By Holly C. Corbett, LG Executive Editor In less than three days, our team will be running the very first Lost Girls Races, the Seneca 7. What would possess us to run 77.7 miles around Seneca Lake in upstate New York smack in the middle of thunderstorm season? Maybe we needed some extra motivation to...
April 27th, 2011 | Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

The Lost Girls Races: The Latest on the Seneca 7

The Lost Girls Races: The Latest on the Seneca 7
By Holly C. Corbett, LG Executive Editor The Lost Girls Races Myself and six other runners are gearing up to do the Seneca 7, a  77.7 mile relay race in the Finger Lakes, next month. Fellow Lost Girl Nancy is also running the Tough Mudder in Vermont the weekend after. We’re doing it to challenge...
March 28th, 2011 | Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

The Lost Girls Races: The Seneca 7

The Lost Girls Races: The Seneca 7
By Holly C. Corbett LG Executive Editor How it all began… Travel can transform us—especially when we step outside of our comfort zone. My fellow Lost Girls (Jen and Amanda) and I volunteered in Kenya through a program called Village Volunteers during our yearlong, round-the-world trip. It was...
March 7th, 2011 | Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Get in Shape for a Cause: The Lost Girls Races

Get in Shape for a Cause: The Lost Girls Races
By Kelly Cavanaugh, Marketing and Fundraising Intern Do you need extra motivation to reach a fitness goal? Do you want to make a difference but don’t know where to start? Now you can get in shape while giving back! Read, set, let the Lost Girls Races begin! We are very excited to announce that...
March 3rd, 2011 | Fitness & Workouts, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

The Lost Girls Love Adventure Life

The Lost Girls Love Adventure Life
When Jen, Amanda and I made it back home after our yearlong trek around the globe, the place that stuck with us the most wasn’t the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia or the Franz Joseph Glacier in New Zealand (though both are breathtaking), but rather a small farm town in Kenya called Kiminini....
July 3rd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Kenya, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru, Staying There, Tours & Attractions, Travel Philosophy, Travel Products & Services, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

It Takes a Village: part 2

It Takes a Village: part 2
As many of you know, Jen, Amanda and I volunteered in Kenya through a program called Village Volunteers, and this is a classroom at Pathfinder Academy, a school where we lived in huts and worked with the children. Recent elections in Kenya have triggered violence between the different tribes, volunteers...
January 28th, 2008 | Health & Safety, Kenya, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More